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The DuPont WFPF13003B Universal Whole House 15,000-Gallon Water Filtration System

Some people don’t have access to clean tap water and use well water instead. This type of water should be purified before use using the best filter for well water. If you are looking for the best whole house water filter, you should consider the  DuPont WFPF13003B Universal Whole House 15,000-Gallon Water Filtration System. It is made for homes that use water from a well and can generate up to fifteen thousand gallons prior to requiring a filter replacement.

It is a single-stage filtration system that is more expensive than another of our best whole house water filters: the Watts WH-LD. Also usable with RVs, the DuPont WFPF13003B Universal filter comes with a replaceable filter that is easy to detach when it is clogged up. The filter is also a common model that is easy to find online.

Key Features

High filtration capacity

Although the DuPoint Universal Water Filter has a lower production capacity than some other filters we have reviewed, its volume is still adequate for small homes and offices. It can filter a total of fifteen thousand gallons before the filter needs a replacement.

Standard systems with inlets and outlets

This whole house water filter system offers ¾-inch inlets and outlets. These make it function much more efficiently and flawlessly.

Enhances the taste of water

If you want to make your water cleaner and great-tasting, try the Du-point Universal Water Filter. It protects water at the kitchen tap and makes it clearer and better tasting.

3-year limited warranty

You can buy this water filtering system without the fear that it would break down and make you incur extra expenditures all alone. It comes with a 3-year limited warranty that you can always make use of when your product develops some problems.

Universal 500 Series Poly Block Cartridge

To achieve the best level of water filtration quality, the manufacturer has provided a Universal 500 Series Poly Block Cartridge.  This is better than the most alternative you can find online or offline.

Dual-purpose filter

This 10-micron water filter features the best filtration technology and therefore increases clarity of the entire home’s water by minimizing sediment. It is also suitable to use at the office and if you have older water filters, it can be easily mingled with them.

 Pros

  • It comes with a three-year warranty
  • Good filtration capacity
  • User-friendly
  • Easy to use with other whole house water filters
  • Great for filtering well water

Cons

  • This model boasts a lower flow rate compared to others- only 1 GPM.
  • Not suitable for big households that require a lot of clean water.

Frequently Asked Questions

What sort of filter does this model use?

The inlet hose for an RV might require a sediment filter. However, you can use any filter that you deem fit as this model goes well with other whole house water filters.

What filter does this system use?

It uses the standard 10-inch filters that are easily available. Good examples are Culligan, Dupont, and Micronex.

Will I receive a 5-micron filter as well?

No, you will only get a 10-micron filter, housing, mounting bracket, and wrench.

Would the removal of chlorine from the whole house water system cause bacteria to attack the plumbing lines?

It is best to try using a carbon filter at your sink to filter drinking water and sediment filters at the house’s incoming source.

Will this water filter remove lead from my water?

No, it will not.

If I use an under-sink filter to supply my bathroom or kitchen sink only, for how long can I use the filter cartridge without replacing it?

This will depend on the kind of filter you purchase and it is good to know that filters are rated by gallons (-250 to 1000). As well, how clean your water will determine how long you have to wait prior to replacing your filters.

Would this model work with a power washer to clean my trunk and prevent hard water stains?

No, it doesn’t soften water; it filters the impurities in water.

What cartridge in terms of size is required for this housing?

You need the universal 10-inch replacement filter and it is so readily available.

Is this water filter for the whole house Plastic BPA-free?

Probably it is not as the manufacturer has not stated it clearly on the package.

Verdict

If you are looking for a water filter that can serve a household that is not too large, or an office, select the DuPont WFPF13003B Universal Whole House 15,000-Gallon Water Filtration System. It has a slower flow speed than most systems, which is not so great, but it does the work it was made for so excellently. It is also adjustable to be used together with other brands’ whole house water filters.

Walt Anderson

Walt Anderson

I'm Walt Anderson, a general contractor from Montana. I specialize in water treatment and I have installed water filtration systems, water softeners and water heaters in residential homes for over 20 years. When I'm not working on this site, I'm at my cabin in the backwoods of Montana with my two dogs, Kurt and Russell.

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